The Stitch Stage

Playing host to celebrity Q&As, talks and demonstrations each day, The Stitch Stage takes pride of place in the show and creates a buzz that will keep you smiling!

View The Stitch Stage timetable below.

Time
Title
Description
Tutor Name
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Title
Upcycle and Embellish Textiles with Needle Felting
Description
Watch how easy it is to repair a moth eaten jumper, jazz up some jeans or bring new life to washed and worn out textiles such as bags, cushions, scarves etc just by using a felting needle and some wool! Steffi Stern owner and director of The Makerss, published author, craft enthusiast and accomplished needlefelter for nearly 20 years, will show you techniques of how to free-hand embellish textiles as well as using biscuit cutters and water-soluble paper to make perfect shapes and motifs.
Tutor Name
Steffi Stern, The Makerss
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Title
The Joyful Rebellion of Street Stitching
Description
Suzi Warren is a Polite Protestor, Artist, Human Billboard, founder of the Clothes Hospital and Twisted Twee. She shares the story of how the global movement Street Stitching started by accident after she sat repairing her tights outside Primark during lockdown. Suzi will be showing a beautiful array of #stitchitdontditchit chair banners that stitchers make to unify their lines, telling tales of how this action encourages shoppers to mend before they spend!
Tutor Name
Suzi Warren

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